Latoya Nontokozo Buthelezi popularly known as Toya Delazy was born on 5 February 1990. She’s a South African singer, pianist, dancer and performer from KwaZulu-Natal. She started playing classical piano and composing music at the age of 9. Her fame came while performing at a live show. Producer Markus Els approached Delazy and invited her to record few songs at a studio. After she sang at the studio the song was presented as a demo to Sony Music Africa, this led to her signing a record deal with Sony Music Africa on 19 April 2011.
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Delazy’s genres includes; Jazz, electro, hip hop and punk. Toya has won some awards, which are as follows;
2013 South African Music Awards – Newcomer of the Year
Best Pop Album
Her two albums are Due Drop (2012) and Ascension (2014).